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  • Mayor of Newbury’s Christmas Tea
    The Mayor of Newbury, Councillor Billy Drummond, is inviting the town’s elderly residents to join him for a Festive Afternoon Tea. With the Mayor’s Drive and Tea Party unable to take place for two summers in a row due to coronavirus, the Mayor wanted to make the most of the opportunity to be able to… Read More »Mayor of Newbury’s Christmas Tea
  • Hungerford road closure
    Hungerford Level Crossing, at Station Road in Hungerford, will be closed on 21st November 2021 between the hours of 00:50 to 08:15. The closure will run from the crossing’s junctions with Everland Road (one way street) and Park Street. This closure is to enable Network Rail carryout an annual review of the level crossing. A… Read More »Hungerford road closure
  • Thatcham-based Kings fight on
    Thatcham-based Thames Valley Kings, the Wheelchair Basketball Club, were in action last Saturday, with the 3rd team up against Aylesbury Aces’ 2nd team. Kings took an early lead in the first quarter with 10 points to 2, then Aces slowly chipped away at the lead, coming within four points at one stage. Kings regrouped in… Read More »Thatcham-based Kings fight on
  • Greenham group blooms and grows
    A new Greenham gardening group is growing from strength to strength. The Greener Greenham Group was set up last year by local resident and Greenham Parish Councillor, Alison Blackborow. So far, the group has attracted a keen team of garden volunteers, and has in a short time created several events, such as planting up tubs… Read More »Greenham group blooms and grows
  • Newbury Town Council wins awards
    Newbury Town Council has won two awards from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), for the Old Hospital Green’s NHS Commemorative Garden, and for the City Recreation Ground’s orchard and wildflower meadow. Both projects were part of the Town Council’s ‘In Bloom’ campaigns this year. The awards recognise the efforts that community groups, the Town Council… Read More »Newbury Town Council wins awards
  • New features for Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre
    Thatcham’s Nature Discovery Centre is taking a novel approach to making two new bird hides – by using shipping containers.  These containers will be transformed into hiding places for nature lovers to watch wildlife. The work is being organised by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), which manages the site. The Trust is… Read More »New features for Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre
  • Victorian Christmas Fayre comes to Newbury
    An exciting Victorian Christmas Fayre is coming to Newbury for the first time this December. The Fayre will include a Victorian carousel, Victorian-themed roving performers, a wide range of market stalls, traders dressed up in typical Victorian clothing, live music, entertainment, and a visit from Father Christmas. The event is organised by Newbury Business Improvement… Read More »Victorian Christmas Fayre comes to Newbury